Browsing: Tourism

Business
Guide to earn

A heavy influx of tourists is attracting many to work as tourist guides, fetching them a decent livelihood. Nazir Ahmad…

Special Report
Unprepared host

People associated with tourist industry are expecting highest ever tourist arrivals this year but deficient infrastructure may be a major…

Business
Speed-breakers not allowed

Water skiing, surfing and adventure sports are gaining popularity and with the tourist inflow expected to rise, the business is…

Business
More stars for Kashmir

A five star hotel conceived by Shiekh Abdullah and businessman Khawaja Saif-ud-din Baba took more than thirty years to complete.…

Business
Taking risk pays

On vacation from his job, Umar Nazir Tibetbaqal thought of starting a business that would keep his retired engineer father…

Business
A silent sell out

A deal giving Centaur hotel to a private company for 30 years was struck when Kashmir was under curfew as…

Tourism
More than a cave!

Lolab’s beauty attracted poets and filmmakers in the past. Now things have changed but its lush pastures, woods, its myths…

Business
Feeling the heat

A pleasant tourist summer has suddenly turned too hot, and it has nothing to do with the weather. For the…

Business
Are we ready?

As another tourist season begins, and Kashmir hopes to cater to record number of visitors,  Haroon Mirani finds that infrastructure…

Conflict
Monumental occupation

From troopers to traders, monuments in Kashmir are encroached by one and all. HAROON MIRANI reports on the plight of…

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